Rio is an award-winning driving school, providing driving lessons in Sutton Coldfield and it’s surrounding areas. Our dedication, professionalism and friendly approach with our students has succeeded in creating the perfect learning environment, which has in itself led to our pupils voting us as the most loved driving school in the UK for 2018.
All our driving lessons are conducted in modern vehicles such as the Ford Fiesta and these training cars are equipped with dual controls for your safety and to help you build your confidence at a pace that suits you. With a driving test pass rate well above the national and regional average, you will soon be well on your way to becoming a confident and safe driver who has learned all the skills necessary to pass your driving test.
We offer manual and automatic lessons, most people choose manual lessons but automatic lessons make learning to drive simpler and less stressful as you don’t have to worry about gears.
Our instructors are here to help you achieve your goal of passing your test and gaining that independence and freedom.
Preparing to start driving lessons in Sutton Coldfield?
We can teach you to drive on the most common routes used during driving tests in this area. This will give you the knowledge you need to pass your test first time around.
We offer driving lessons to new drivers, those who have had an accident and wish to rebuild their confidence and also to drivers who have passed their DVSA driving test and want to take an advanced driving course such as defensive driving.
To get the most out of your driving lessons we suggest that you wear comfortable clothing, sensible flat-bottomed shoes and bring sunglasses if it is a sunny day.
On our part, we promise to arrive for your lesson on time but should a delay occur then we promise to let you know and we will be happy to add the lost time onto the end of your lesson to ensure that you receive a full hours tuition.
Choosing the right driving instructor
If you want to choose the best driving instructor in Sutton Coldfield then Rio can provide you with an experienced, friendly instructor who has been trained to RoSPA advanced driving standards, which far exceed the levels required by DVSA driving standards.
All our driving instructors regularly attend extra Continuous Professional Development courses to ensure that they remain the best driving instructors in the area.
Having that personal touch when learning to drive
It is important to have that personal touch when learning to drive and our elite team of instructors understand that everyone learns at their own pace. You may be looking to pass your test with the minimum number of lessons possible or be an anxious or nervous driver that wants to build their confidence at a steady pace.
We specialise in lessons for anxious and nervous drivers so don’t be afraid to let us know if you are feeling nervous. We understand that some people find the prospect of learning to drive overwhelming and work with you to ensure you gain the confidence and freedom you deserve.
We encourage you to simply aim to enjoy your driving lessons, as we guide you at your own pace from learning the controls and pedals in a car to taking your first drive in a quiet location. As your confidence grows you will enjoy learning the skills you need to be become a safe a driver, whether that is performing an emergency stop or correctly parking the car.
How much do driving lessons in Sutton Coldfield cost?
If you are wondering how much driving lessons are going to cost you then you may be pleasantly surprised.
New to driving? Rio Driving School would like to offer you your first 5 hours of driving lessons for only £115*.
Once you are well on your way to achieving a driving test pass we can offer you further lessons at just £28 per hour for manual transmission. If you would like to make additional savings then you may wish to consider prepaying for your driving lessons (block booking) in order to save £1.50 per hour. The DVSA recommends that new drivers should receive at least 45 hours of professional driving lessons – so block booking could help you make a considerable saving.
We also offer gift vouchers for driving lessons in Sutton Coldfield so if you wish to help out a relative or friend then we have a solution for you.
*Manual driving lessons only. Novice driver must not have had any driving experience whatsoever.
For more information or to book lessons please call
0800 566 8636